Post-Release Spring 2021

Prospects for the NFT industry, regulation of virtual assets and the best strategies for making money on cryptocurrency: Results of the 7th Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv


The seventh Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv took place on May 25, which traditionally brought together leaders of the crypto community to discuss industry trends and prospects for launching the virtual assets market in Ukraine.

There were 21 speakers at the event. Experts analyzed the current state of the crypto industry, talked about effective trading strategies, mining threats, the possibilities of central bank digital currencies, analyzed the prospects of NFT and stablecoins, cybersecurity, as well as regulation of the blockchain and cryptocurrency sphere.

Demo zone of the conference allowed guests to discover the service for combatting crypto scams, products of companies that help to increase assets and obtain citizenship by investment.

Speed ​​dating allowed guests to meet a large number of specialists, establish contacts with the right people and acquire useful connections.

The conference was moderated by an experienced interviewer and presenter of crypto events Eugene Romanenko.

Topics discussed at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv 2021

Ivan Paskar, Marketing Manager at Binance (Ukraine) spoke about the main crypto trends of 2021 and the prospects for the non-fungible token market. The expert shared how Binance Smart Chain makes cryptocurrency available to everyone and explained what their NFT marketplace will look like.

Serhiy Bondarenko, Head of Digital Solutions at DTEK talked about the key features of CBDC, explained how they can affect the economy and business. He compared bitcoin with CBDC, highlighted the existing projects in this area, considered the problems of scaling digital currencies and explained how things are going with their release on the Ukrainian market.

Alex Fisun, co-founder of Global Ledger raised the topic of legislative regulation of the virtual assets market. He discussed how you can benefit from this process.

Jan Keil, Head of Innovation at Infopulse spoke about human digital identity and its evolution. He explained what self-sovereign identity is, outlined its main principles and advantages. The speaker stressed that sovereign identity has great potential and allows to solve a whole list of important problems, including violation of the confidentiality of personal data and their transfer to third parties.

The topic of cryptocurrency trading was raised at the conference by the owner and founder of Porokh & Co Ihor Porokh. He spoke about the prospects of making money this way, named the main rules of crypto trading and listed the most effective strategies that allow to make high profits.

Panel discussions: what was discussed and who participated?

As part of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv 2021, two lively discussions took place, where representatives of government agencies, lawyers, heads of specialized companies, security experts, blockchain developers and other specialists discussed the most pressing market topics. The participants actively discussed and answered questions from the guests.

The first discussion raised the issue of launching a virtual assets market. During a heated talk, experts considered the role of the Expert Group at the Ministry of Digital Transformation in this process, named the contradictions that arise in the interests of the regulator and participants on the virtual asset market. They also discussed the opportunities that will open up for business and ordinary Ukrainians thanks to the launch of the local crypto market.

The participants of the discussion involved:

The topic of the second panel discussion was the protection and storage of digital assets. Speaking about cybersecurity, experts have shared what to look for in order not to face fraud and not lose the savings.

As part of the discussion, experts included:

  • Kseniya Zhytomyrska – blockchain developer at Trustee Wallet.

  • Slava Demchuk – CEO and co-founder of AMLBot, AMLSafe.

  • Yevhenii Panchenko – Deputy Head of Department – Head of the Analytical Support and Operations Department at the Cyber-Police Department of the National Police of Ukraine.

  • Yurii Melashchenko – CEO at Security Services Group.

  • Alex Fisun – co-founder of Global Ledger.

The party at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv 2021

The conference ended with a party where VIP ticket holders, sponsors and speakers gathered in the cozy atmosphere at Gastronom food&wine bar.

The afterparty guests were welcomed by an exclusively expert audience and a comfortable environment for establishing fruitful cooperation and solving important business issues.

At the party, demo zone exhibitor, Apex Capital Partners gave away a holiday for two at the five-star Splendid hotel located on the coast of Montenegro.

Event sponsors

Smile-Expo organizer of the event expresses its deep gratitude to the sponsors of Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv 2021. Their support made the event even more useful and large-scale.

The following companies have been the event sponsors this year:

  • Exchange, a free monitoring service for exchange offices. It allows users to search websites for profitable digital currency exchange.

  • Sponsor of Bags, Badges and PartyCenturion Invest trading platform. It is a service for traders that provides advanced business solutions for entering the virtual assets market.

  • Demo Zone SponsorAmir Capital, an ecosystem of investment products and services. The company finances promising blockchain projects, buys digital assets and multiplies them. The ecosystem has already presented over 20 projects.

  • Mining SponsorBybit international exchange. The innovative platform allows to trade cryptocurrency derivatives. Mining, spot and crypto trading tutorials are also available to its users.

Demo zone exhibitors

This spring, the leading companies providing services for the Ukrainian and foreign markets became exhibitors at the demo zone:

  • Apex Capital Partners is an immigration company that helps in obtaining citizenship by investment services.

  • ViaBTC is one of the leading global mining pools providing secure cryptocurrency mining services. Supports 16 coins.

  • AMLBot is a service that allows to check crypto wallets for funds that were obtained illegally.

    We would like to thank all the participants, speakers, informational partners and guests for their high interest in the conference. See you in the autumn of 2021 at the 8th Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv!